Cypress, TX News – Cypress Springs Promotes College Readiness through Key Events

Cypress, TX News (June 17, 2014) - Cypress Springs High School continued to promote its college-ready atmosphere through two major events held at the school in May.

Approximately 270 graduating seniors signed commitments to four-year colleges/universities, two-year colleges, technical/vocation schools, and military branches during the second annual Decision Day on May 21.

The graduating seniors signed a Decision Day banner proclaiming their postsecondary commitments, which was designed by graduate Annvie Nguyen, who plans to major in graphic design at Northeastern University.

Cypress Springs High School class of 2014 students signed a banner created by graduate Annvie Nguyen as part of its second annual Decision Day on May 21. More than 267 seniors were accepted to colleges, universities and technical/vocational schools.

“This celebration of academic success was one of my favorite events of the year,” said Cypress Springs principal Travis Fanning. “The excitement and pride shown by the students was priceless. The College and Career Center (Sarah Shiver and Aaron Rodriguez), counselor Anna Hill, and senior class sponsor Sandra Cahee did a magnificent job.”

The College and Career Center hosted a Junior Class Meeting on May 29, during which junior class sponsors Clay Smith, assistant principal, and Leonora Glasper, counselor, spoke to the students about their upcoming senior year. Rodriguez presented important information about the College and Career Center, including Remind 101 text reminders, the College Center survey, the SAT and ACT, a summer checklist to prepare for their senior year, college admission 101 and financial aid and scholarships.

The Cypress Springs administrators distributed College Planning Guides to all juniors, courtesy of the Wells Fargo located at 10978 Grant Road.

The Wells Fargo at 10978 Grant Road provided hundreds of College Planning guides for Cypress Springs High School juniors, which were distributed at the Junior Class Meeting on May 29.

“Randy Miles, site manager for the Wells Fargo, was essential in getting these helpful guides to our students,” Rodriguez said.